The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 32 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.44% 8.38% 6.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 65.22% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
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£313 £275 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £181 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.34%
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Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.47% 12.85% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) LESS
6 1 (11.11%) SignalR
6 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Facebook
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
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